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Glotzer, Richard – History of Education, 2009
The Carnegie Corporation found its first great manager in Frederick Paul Keppel (1875-1943). Keppel's career is important to historians of education because interwar Carnegie initiatives, articulated through the Corporation's Dominions and Colonies Fund and Teachers College, Columbia University, internationalised American educational theories and…
Descriptors: Educational Theories, Social Sciences, Corporate Support, Technical Assistance
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Caruso, Marcelo – History of Education, 2008
Recent developments derived from the increasing economic, cultural and communication interpenetration normally referred to as "globalisation" have shifted the attention of the social sciences to objects of study that have often been overlooked by historiographical traditions centred on the national states. A look at major theoretical currents of…
Descriptors: World History, Educational History, Social Sciences, Global Approach
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Mattingly, Paul; Jarausch, Konrad; Craig, John; Kett, Joseph; Turner, James – History of Education, 2008
This 2005 conference dialog does not attempt to review the formidable "A History of the University in Europe, 1800-1945," edited by Walter Reggi. But it does use this magnificent piece of scholarship to open a discussion of the scholarship on the university, worldwide. The precipitating event was a book session at the Social Science…
Descriptors: Educational History, Higher Education, Historiography, Social Sciences
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McCulloch, Gary; Watts, Ruth – History of Education, 2003
Discusses the premise of theory, methods, and social science in relation to the history of education. States the articles in this issue demonstrate there are still current active explorations of educational history being conducted. (KDR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Methods, Educational Planning
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McCulloch, Gary; Lowe, Ron – History of Education, 2003
Provides an introduction to the articles presented in this theme issue. Explains the focus surrounds the study of the relationship of educational issues from different geographical educational history. Compares similarities and contrasts differences. (KDR)
Descriptors: Cultural Influences, Educational History, Educational Research, Geography